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Samara Saraiva early life, career, relationship, and net worth

Who is Samara Saraiva?

Samara Saraiva is the wife of Damon Kyle Wayans Jr. Well she came to limelight after marrying this handsome comedy star. Damon is American actor, voice artist, and comedian. Not much is known about her as she seems to be camera shy.

However we have dug some information about Samara and thats what we are going to share with you.

Samara Saraiva bio, relationships, career and net worth

Quick facts about Samara Saraiva

Full nameSamara Saraiva
BirthdateIn the late 1980s
AgeNot sure
BirthplaceUnited States of America
Also known as (AKA)Damon Kyle Wayans Jr.’s wife
Date of birthIn the late 1980s
Sun signNot Available
Father’s nameNot Available
Mother’s name Not Available
SiblingsVilly Meneve, Maria Peres Horta
Height5 feet 6 inches (1.67m)
WeightApprox. 60 kg (133 lbs.)
Hobbytraveling, watching movies, listening to music, working out
Eye colorBrown
Marital statusMarried
Husband’s nameDamon Kyle Wayans Jr
ChildrenA son (name not available)
ProfessionBusiness woman
Net worth$1M
Sexual orientationStraight
Hair colorDark brown
Source of incomeBusiness ventures

Early life, age, education, and family

Samara Saraiva is an American citizen as she was born in the USA. However, as far as her parents are concerned, it is believed that they immigrated from Brazil. We do not know the exact date Samara was born but multiple sources indicate that she might have born in the late 1980s.

As of 2021, her age should be in the neighborhood of 41. Based on few of the photos we were able to grab from here and there on internet it seems she is a health concious woman. She invests some of her time in physical activities to maintain her physical appearance.

We haven’t come across any obese pic of hers. She looks younger for her age. Samara has two beautiful sisters named Villy Meneve and Maria Peres Horta with whom she shared her childhood and innocence.

Samara Saraiva with husband Damon

About her education, she received her academic degrees from James Caldwell High School in West Caldwell, New Jersey, United States. Following her graduation, she went to pursue her forthcoming career in business and trading.

Samara Saraiva affairs, love life, and marriage

Samara Saraiva and Damon started dating each other in 2000s. Soon the love birds decided they were a perfect match for each other and that it was time to step up the relationship. Samara married her longtime boyfriend Damon Kyle Wayans Jr on 12 April 2016 making her officially Mrs Wayans.

About Samara Saraiva’s spouse, Damon

Damon became popular name in the industry after he played as Brad Williams in a sitcom broadcasted by the American Broadcasting Company (ABC) in the year 2011. The show was aired from April 12, 2011, to May 13, 2013, and later after that year, ABC canceled the show after three seasons which is still referred to as one of the ‘worst decisions’ television seasons made in 2013.

The main characters in the sitcom included Eliza Kate Coupe, Elisha Ann Cuthbert Phaneuf, Zachary Andrew Knighton, Adam Saul Pally, and Casey Wilson aka Cathryn Rose Wilson. Besides, the sitcom was created by David Herbert Caspe and composed by Ludwig Goransson.

Damon Kyle Wayans Jr, is an American actor and comedian who was born on November 18, 1982, in Huntington, Vermont, United States. As of 2021, he is 38 years old with an impressive height of 6 feet 1 inches. Belonging from The Wayans family, he was born as the eldest son to versatile American actor Damon Kyle Wayans Sr. and Lisa Thorner. Wayans Jr. has three siblings; one brother Michael Wayans and two sisters Kyla Wayans and Cara Mia Wayans. Wayans is the eldest of all.

Wayans Jr. was extremely fascinated by fine arts. He joined Otis College of Fine Arts and Design in Los Angeles, California after high school. He was an alumnus at New York Film Academy where he earned his degrees and courses in acting.

He played lead role in an American family show titled ‘The Wayans Family’ which includes Chaunte Wayans, Damon Wayans Sr. (his father), Kim Wayans, Marlon Wayans, Keenen Ivory Wayans, and Shawn Wayans. However, the show was later canceled in 1999 due to an ambiguous closing episode. Among the Wayans brothers, Keenen Ivory Wayans is the richest one with $65 million. Damon Wayans Sr. is the second with $35 million dollars.

Movies and television series of Damon Kyle Wayans Jr.

The following comprises of the movies and TV series that Wayans Jr. has portrayed in:


  • Blankman as Young Kevin Walker (1994)
  • Dance Flick as Thomas Uncles (2009)
  • Marmaduke as Thunder’s voice (2010)
  • The Other Guys as Detective Fosse (2010)
  • Someone Marry Barry as Desmond (2014)
  • Let’s Be Cops as Justin G. Miller (2014)
  • Big Hero 6 as Wasabi’s voice (2014)
  • The land Before Time XIV: Journey of the Brave as Wild Arms’ voice (2016)
  • How to Be Single as David Stone (2016)
  • Super Troopers 2 as Trooper Wagner (2018)
  • Trouble as Gizmo’s voice (2019)
  • Love, Guaranteed as Nick Evans (2020)
  • Barb and Star Go to Vista Del Mar as Darlie Bunkle (2021)
  • Cherry as Drill Sgt. Masters (2021)
  • Long Weekend as Doug (2021)

Television series:

  • My Wife and Kids as John (2001-2004)
  • The Underground as Cast members (2006)
  • Happy Endings as Brad Williams (2011-2013)
  • New Girl as Coach (2011, 2013-2016, 2018)
  • Happy Ending: Happy Rides as Brad Williams (2012)
  • NTSF:SD:SUV:: as Garett (2012)
  • Brooklyn Nine-Nine as Detective Steve Schillens (2016)
  • Curb Your Enthusiasm as Police Officer (2017)
  • Happy Together as Jake Davis (2018-2019)
  • The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair as Sgt. Perry Gahalowood (2018)
  • Bob’s Burgers as Arnold’s voice (2019-2020)
  • Sherman’s Showcase as Montell Jordan (2019)
  • The Twilight Zone as Jason Grant (2020)
  • Hoops as Damian Chapman (2020)
  • Kenan as Sateen (2021)

For his remarkable portrayals in the television series Happy Endings (2011-2013), he was nominated for Critics’ Choice Television Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Male Scene Stealer, and NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series.

Children from past relationships of Damon Kyle Wayans Jr.

Before joining in matrimony with Samara Saraiva, Wayans Jr was in a romantic entanglement with the daughter of Ronald Metoyer and Cynthia Metoyer; Aja Metoyer. During the course of their affair, the duo welcomed two daughters, Aniya Wayans and Amara Wayans. Things never go as planned. The lovebirds said each other goodbye and went different ways after dating for a long time.

Damon Wayans Jr with his daughters

In the aftermath of their separation, Metoyer established a new relationship with former football player Dwyane Tyrone Wade Jr aka Dwyane Wade. Wayans Jr laid the foundation of his true love with Samara Saraiva.

Samara Saraiva net worth

As of 2021, Samara Saraiva has an estimated net worth of 1 million dollars. Just the same, her husband Wayans Jr. also has a net worth somewhere around 9 million dollars.

His charges for a single project can reach thousands of dollars. Not only films and television series, but he also has done multiple investments. He has his own ventures where additional revenue adds to his fortune

Samara Saraiva social media involvements

At the present moment, it appears like Samara has taken take a break from the social platforms. Wayans Jr., on the contrary, is mildly proactive when it comes to the internet community. He often shares his important achievements on his official Instagram account.

He has around 596k followers on Instagram and 395.2k followers on Twitter.

Here are the links to his official social media handles:



Some interesting facts about Samara Saraiva

  1. Wayans Jr. got custody of his two daughters from his past relationship with Aja Metoyer. That being so, Samara is mothering her two stepdaughters.
  2. Samara’s husband Wayans Jr. is a huge fan of the animated character Spiderman.
  3. Aside from being a Hollywood star, Wayans Jr. is an amazing part-time sketch artist.
  4. Samara often fires up the red carpet with her husband Wayans Jr.